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Healthy home standards

Healthy Homes standards

The Healthy Home standards become law on July 1st 2019.

The Healthy home standards introduce specific and minimum standards for heating,insulation,ventilation,moisture ingress,drainage and drought stopping in rental properties.

All private rentals must comply within 90 days of any new or renewed tenancy after July 1st 2021,with all rentals complying by July 2024.All boarding houses must comply by July 1st 2021.All houses rented by Kainga Ora (Formerly Housing NZ) and registered community housing providers must comply by July 2023.

Landlords are responsible for maintaining and improving the quality of their rental properties. These standards will help ensure landlords have healthier,safer properties and lower maintenance cost for their investment.The standards will also make it easier for tenants to keep their homes warm and dry.

 Healthy home -Key facts about all standards

or here are the individual types of standards explained more..

Healthy homes - Heating standards

Healthy homes - Insulation standards

Healthy homes - Ventilation standard

Healthy homes - Moisture and Drainage standards

Healthy homes - Draught stopping standards